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The Video Game Challenge: Complete

We took the challenge.

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J. Valdez and I recently took the Video Game Challenge. You were to respond to a Daily Question spanning 30 days. People played throughout social media. Twitter and Instagram were used in conjunction with the hashtag #VideogameChallenge. Even though the two of us finished ours, we want to know what you all choose or would pick. Drop us a comment below. There are a few spoilers ahead as well. Here we go:

Day 1 – Very first video game

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J. Valdez: Super Mario All-Stars

KJ: Pole Position

Day 2 – Your favorite character

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J. Valdez: Mario

KJ: Ryu

Day 3 – A game that is underrated

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J. Valdez: Shining Force

KJ: Fight Night Champion

Day 4 – Your guilty pleasure game

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J. Valdez: Spore After everything this game was promised to be, and what EA did to it. I always feel guilty playing it.

KJ: The Dynasty Warriors Series. I know they are repetitive, but its something about wiping out 1,000’s of enemies and pulling off smooth combos that keeps me going.

Day 5 – Game character you feel you are most like (or wish you were)

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J. Valdez: I’m using Crono as an example. He’s the silent protagonist, while everyone else is yapping, he’s getting things done.

KJ: Toe Jam or Earl, because why not?

Day 6 – Most annoying character

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J. Valdez: Roman Belic

KJ: Slippy Toad

Day 7 – Favorite game couple

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Pacman and Mrs Pacman

J. Valdez: Diddy Kong & Dixie Kong

KJ: Pac-Man & Ms. Pac-Man

Day 8 – Best soundtrack

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J. Valdez: Chrono Trigger

KJ: Donkey Kong Country

Day 9 – Saddest game scene

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J. Valdez: The deaths of Noble team in Halo Reach

KJ: The Death of Aerith in Final Fantasy 7

Day 10 – Best Gameplay

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J. Valdez: The Last of Us

KJ: Super Street Fighter II

Day 11 – Gaming System of Choice

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J. Valdez: The PC

KJ: The SEGA Dreamcast

Day 12 – A game everyone should play

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J. Valdez: Super Smash Brothers Brawl. Fun fact, I’ve challenged KJ a few times, I don’t think he’s up to it.

KJ: Castle Crashers is for everyone. Far as Smash is concerned, Buddy Just Bring it!

Day 13 – A game you’ve played more than five times

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J. Valdez: Donkey Kong Country

KJ: Crash Bandicoot Warped

Day 14 – Current (or most recent) gaming wallpaper

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J. Valdez: Currently my phone’s wallpaper. This would be a crazy mash-up.

KJ: Mine is from Yakuza 5

Day 15 – Post a screenshot from the game you’re playing right now

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J. Valdez: Ravensword 2 on Android

KJ: Retro City Rampage 3DS

Day 16 – Game with the best cut scenes

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J. Valdez: Conker’s Bad Fur Day. This game had some of the most hilarious cutscenes.

KJ: Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes. The re-worked cinematics were amazing. Grey Fox was already a legend, but the work Silicon Knights put in, elevated him even higher.

Day 17 – Favorite antagonist

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J. Valdez: Bowser

KJ: D-Mob

Day 18 – Favorite protagonist

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J. Valdez: Conker

KJ: Ryu

Day 19 – A game setting you wish you lived in

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J. Valdez: The Halo Universe. It’s in the future with space travel. I would be all over that.

KJ: The F-Zero world. Mainly because I badly want to drive one of those vehicles.

Day 20 – Favorite genre

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J. Valdez: Using this game as an example, JRPG’s are my favorite genre.

KJ: Fighting is mine

Day 21 – Game with The Best Story

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J. Valdez: Super Mario Bros. This is for the romantics, this guy went through all sorts of hell, and still kept going.

KJ: Thought you knew how the Last of Us might end, then they flip the script completely.

Day 22 – A game sequel which disappointed you

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J. Valdez: Halo 3.  Never had I been so disappointed

KJ: Def Jam Icon. Smaller Roster/Fighting options. Aki engine was not used.

Day 23 – Game you think had the best graphics or art style

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Journey

J. Valdez: Yoshi’s Island

KJ: Journey. Like a playable painting. Fantastic design by ThatGameCompany.

Day 24 – Favorite classic game

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J. Valdez: Chrono Trigger

KJ: Donkey Kong Country

Day 25 – A game you plan on playing

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J. Valdez: Destiny

KJ: Mario Kart 8

Day 26 – Best voice acting

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J. Valdez: Troy Baker for Joel, and David Scully as Sgt Avery Johnson

KJ: Rob Wiethoff as John Marston Red Dead Redemption

Day 27 – Most epic scene ever

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J. Valdez: The escape scene in Uncharted 2 after the boss fight was pretty epic.

KJ: MGS4 Final Boss Fight.

Day 28 – Favorite Game Developer

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J. Valdez: Game Freak

KJ: Rockstar Games

Day 29 – A game you thought you wouldn’t like, but ended up loving

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J. Valdez: Tecmo Bowl

KJ: DJ Hero

Day 30 – Your Favorite Game of All Time

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J. Valdez: Not just Emerald, but Pokemon in general.

KJ: Super Street Fighter 2. Still fun to play any day of the week.

Your Picks?

@PlayLegit #VideoGameChallenge

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